Director of Communications for DP Ruto Presidential Campaign Secretariat Hussein Mohamed announced the appointment through a statement on Wednesday, describing Namwamba as a high-profile attorney and human rights advocate.
Addressing Namwamba’s new role in his team, DP Ruto said: “We have worked closely with Ababu over the past 10 years on many fronts and I have come to value his leadership, experience, focus, and empathy.”
“It is because of those qualities that I could not be more grateful to have him in our campaign team. With his considerable diplomatic talents, deep knowledge of the continent, strong network in the global stage and unwavering determination, I am confident in his role, leading international relations within my presidential campaign,” added the DP.
Namwamba previously served as the Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs of the Republic of Kenya as well as Member of Parliament for Budalangi constituency.